"When I was a student at Cambridge I remember an anthropology professor holding up a picture of a bone with 28 incisions carved in it. “This is often considered to be man’s first attempt at a calendar” she explained. She paused as we dutifully wrote this down. ‘My question to you is this – what man needs to mark 28 days? I would suggest to you that this is woman’s first attempt at a calendar.’ It was a moment that changed my life. In that second I stopped to question almost everything I had been taught about the past. How often had I overlooked women’s contributions?" — Sandi Toksvig (via tomfjord, learninglog) (via triharrytops) (via brodrum) (via sirmorgan) (via windwrinkle)
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up close and personal
alberta ferretti spring 2014 rtw

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"Keep your heart clear and transparent and you will never be bound. A single disturbed thought creates ten thousand distractions." — Ryokan (via thecalminside)

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